Barbados - Daten & Fakten

Daten & Fakten
Flagge: Barbados Barbados
Hauptstadt
name: Bridgetown geographic coordinates: 13 06 N, 59 37 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time) etymology: named after a bridge constructed over the swampy area (known as the Careenage) around the Constitution River that flows through the center of Bridgetown
Staatsbürgerschaft
citizenship by birth: yes citizenship by descent only: yes dual citizenship recognized: yes residency requirement for naturalization: 5 years
Government type
parliamentary democracy (Parliament) under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm
Legal system
English common law; no judicial review of legislative acts
Suffrage
18 years of age; universal
Country Comparison :: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
29.6
est.
Country Comparison :: GDP - per capita (PPP)
$18,600
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Labor force
144,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Unemployment rate
10.10
2017 est.
Labor force
144,000
Population below poverty line
NA
Unemployment rate   (%)
10.1%(2017 est.)9.9%(2016 est.)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24   (%)
total:29.6%male:27.9%female:31.5%(2016 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years:17.8%(male 26,084 /female 26,090)15-24 years:12.53%(male 18,236 /female 18,479)25-54 years:43.69%(male 63,829 /female 64,249)55-64 years:13.62%(male 18,888 /female 21,043)65 years and over:12.36%(male 14,705 /female 21,528)(2018 est.)
Birth rate   (births/1,000 population)
11.6 births/1,000 population(2018 est.)
Death rate   (deaths/1,000 population)
8.60
Languages
English (official), Bajan (English-based creole language, widely spoken in informal settings)
Life expectancy at birth   (years)
75.70
Major urban areas - population
89,000 BRIDGETOWN (capital) (2018)
Median age   (years)
total:38.9 yearsmale:37.8 yearsfemale:40.1 years(2018 est.)
Net migration rate
-0.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Population distribution
most densely populated country in the eastern Caribbean; approximately one-third live in urban areas
Population growth rate   (%)
0.26%(2018 est.)
Total fertility rate   (children born/woman)
1.68 children born/woman(2018 est.)
Urbanization
rate of urbanization: 0.2% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Education expenditures   (% of GDP)
4.70
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
female: 17 years (2011)
Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
7.00
2017
Central bank discount rate   (%)
7.00
Country Comparison :: Exports
$485,400,000
2017 est.
Exports
$485,400,000
Exports - partners
US 38%, Trinidad and Tobago 10.2%, Guyana 5.5%, Jamaica 5%, China 4.8%, St. Lucia 4.6% (2017)
Area   (sq km)
total:430 sq kmland:430 sq kmwater:0 sq km
Land use
agricultural land:32.6%(2016 est.)arable land:25.6%(2016 est.) / permanent crops:2.3%(2016 est.) / permanent pasture:4.7%(2016 est.)forest:19.4%(2016 est.)other:48%(2016 est.)
Location
Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
Country Comparison :: Imports
$1,520,000,000
2017 est.
Imports
$1,520,000,000
Imports - partners
US 38.5%, Trinidad and Tobago 14.6%, China 7.1%, UK 4.7% (2017)
Country Comparison :: Inflation rate (consumer prices)
4.40
2017 est.
Inflation rate (consumer prices)   (%)
4.40
Country Comparison :: Electricity - production
1,010,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - consumption
990,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - exports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - imports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - production
1,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - exports
674
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - imports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - production
14,160,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - exports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - imports
5,653,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - fixed lines
139,645
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - mobile cellular
337,791
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Internet users
231,883
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Broadband - fixed subscriptions
89,340
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Airports
1
2013
Country Comparison :: Roadways
1,700
2015
Airports
1
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total:89,340(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:31(2017 est.)
Crude oil - exports   (bbl/day)
674
Crude oil - imports   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2015 est.)
Crude oil - production   (bbl/day)
1,000 bbl/day(2017 est.)
Electricity - consumption   (kWh)
990,000,000
Electricity - exports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - imports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - production   (kWh)
1,010,000,000
Internet users
total: 231,883 (July 2016 est.)
Natural gas - exports   (cu m)
0
Natural gas - imports   (cu m)
5.653 million cu m(2017 est.)
Natural gas - production   (cu m)
14.16 million cu m(2017 est.)
Roadways   (km)
1,700
Telephones - fixed lines
total subscriptions:139,645(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:48(2017 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
337,791
Disputes - international
Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago abide by the April 2006 Permanent Court of Arbitration decision delimiting a maritime boundary and limiting catches of flying fish in Trinidad and Tobago's exclusive economic zone; joins other Caribbean states to counter Venezuela's claim that Aves Island sustains human habitation, a criterion under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, which permits Venezuela to extend its Economic Exclusion Zone/continental shelf over a large portion of the eastern Caribbean Sea
Country Comparison :: Public debt
157.30
2017 est.
Public debt   (% of GDP)
157.30
Country Comparison :: GDP - real growth rate
-0.20
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Gross national saving
7.20
2017 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)   (% (of GDP))
-4% (of GDP)(2017 est.)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
$5,218,000,000
Industrial production growth rate   (%)
2.40

Länderstatistik

Branche
Land
Unterschied in %
gesamt
Barbados
15 958 000 EUR
24 625 000 EUR
54.31 %
Bekleidung
Barbados
314 000 EUR
722 000 EUR
129.94 %
Chemische Erzeugnisse
Barbados
1 360 000 EUR
1 522 000 EUR
11.91 %
Datenverarbeitungsgeräte, elektr. u. opt. Erzeugn.
Barbados
1 345 000 EUR
954 000 EUR
-29.07 %
Elektrische Ausrüstungen
Barbados
711 000 EUR
1 068 000 EUR
50.21 %
Energieversorgung
Barbados
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erdöl und Erdgas
Barbados
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erze
Barbados
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erzeugnisse der Landwirtschaft und Jagd
Barbados
38 000 EUR
44 000 EUR
15.79 %
Fische und Fischereierzeugnisse
Barbados
2 000 EUR
2 000 EUR
0.00 %
Forstwirtschaftliche Erzeugnisse
Barbados
2 000 EUR
1 000 EUR
-50.00 %
Getränke
Barbados
571 000 EUR
1 140 000 EUR
99.65 %
Glas und -waren, Keramik, Steine und Erden
Barbados
150 000 EUR
493 000 EUR
228.67 %
Gummi- und Kunststoffwaren
Barbados
501 000 EUR
754 000 EUR
50.50 %
Holz und Holz- Kork- Korb- Flechtwaren ohne Möbel
Barbados
38 000 EUR
90 000 EUR
136.84 %
Kohle
Barbados
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kokereierzeugnisse und Mineralölerzeugnisse
Barbados
30 000 EUR
11 000 EUR
-63.33 %
Kraftwagen und Kraftwagenteile
Barbados
1 618 000 EUR
2 442 000 EUR
50.93 %
Leder und Lederwaren
Barbados
100 000 EUR
197 000 EUR
97.00 %
Maschinen
Barbados
2 936 000 EUR
6 967 000 EUR
137.30 %
Metalle
Barbados
39 000 EUR
123 000 EUR
215.38 %
Metallerzeugnisse
Barbados
394 000 EUR
648 000 EUR
64.47 %
Möbel
Barbados
40 000 EUR
103 000 EUR
157.50 %
Nahrungsmittel und Futtermittel
Barbados
2 159 000 EUR
4 020 000 EUR
86.20 %
Papier, Pappe und Waren daraus
Barbados
372 000 EUR
497 000 EUR
33.60 %
Pharmazeutische und ähnliche Erzeugnisse
Barbados
1 483 000 EUR
1 273 000 EUR
-14.16 %
Sonstige Fahrzeuge
Barbados
17 000 EUR
18 000 EUR
5.88 %
Sonstige Waren
Barbados
1 299 000 EUR
1 169 000 EUR
-10.01 %
Steine und Erden, sonstige Bergbauerzeugnisse
Barbados
10 000 EUR
12 000 EUR
20.00 %
Tabakerzeugnisse
Barbados
131 000 EUR
101 000 EUR
-22.90 %
Textilien
Barbados
298 000 EUR
254 000 EUR
-14.77 %